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Agreement paves the way for new rules on selecting European Capitals of Culture after 2020

An informal agreement between the Council and the European Parliament on the decision establishing a Union action for the European Capitals of Culture for the years 2020-2033 was endorsed on 29 January 2014 by the permanent representatives of the member states. Today (6.2.2014), the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education also endorsed the agreement. This paves the way for the official adoption of the decision by the Council during the Greek Presidency.

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More on the European Capitals of Culture initiative: European Commission